Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Gay parents

  • NOM promotes article comparing gay parents to rapists, sexual predators

    Pay attention, gay folks. There is seems to be a quiet war going on against our rights to be surrogate parents. Via the NOM blog, I found this highly offensive piece, The New Sexual Predators.


  • Dan Savage hosts LGBT bullying special

    Tonight, gay parent and columnist Dan Savage will host "It Gets Better," a LGBT bullying special. Scheduled to air on MTV and LOGO at 11 p.m.


  • Voters set to decide on gay marriage in four states

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Nathan Meyer calls voters who are undecided about same-sex marriage, he talks about his parents' marriage and how he sees it as a model for what he hopes to have -- before he mentions that he and his boyfriend plan to one ...


  • HRC Foundation and PFLAG National launch guide for coming out as a straight ...

    The Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, and its Coming Out Project, in partnership with PFLAG National (Parents, Families and Friends of ...


  • LDS leader's remarks on same-sex parenting draw criticism

    SALT LAKE CITY - Remarks by a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on everything from abortion to single moms and same-sex parents are generating criticism. Some are calling Elder Dallin H. Oaks' comments "hurtful." ...


  • Voters set to decide on gay marriage in four US states

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Nathan Meyer calls voters who are undecided about same-sex marriage, he talks about his parents' marriage and how he sees it as a model for what he hopes to have -- before he mentions that he and his boyfriend plan to one ...


  • In Europe, Same-Sex Couples Face High Barriers to Parenthood

    In truth, gay parents make some people uncomfortable. This discomfort is at the root of opposition to same-sex marriage. Opponents of marriage equality often argue that reproduction is the main purpose of marriage.


  • Scientists Win Nobel Prize for Stem Cell Work Beneficial to Gay Parents

    Gay couples could soon combine their DNA to have a child that's biologically related to both of them thanks to the breakthrough research that's won two scientists the Nobel Prize for medicine.


  • Help! I Have To Pretend To Be My Dead Gay Best Friend's Fiancée.

    David was gay. The only person I really know in David's family is his brother, and I called him to ask him why I was listed as his fiancée in the obituary.


  • LDS apostle denounces single, same-sex parenthood

    Oaks, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, says children raised by a single parent or gay couple will be at a disadvantage.


  • Indiana GOP Guv Candidate Wants To Aid Families, Just Not Gay Ones

    On Friday Indiana Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence rolled out his plan to help two-parent households combat the still-flagging economy.


  • Some States, Gay Rights Activists Look to Follow California's Ban on ...

    He came out to his parents at age 14, and Yando Lopez very quickly he was taken to a psychologist on the parents' hope that he was only confused and could resolve his gay feelings through therapy. During weekly sessions that went on for just over a ...


  • Photos of Growing Up Gay

    One time at dinner, when my parents found out that I went to a drag show with my then-girlfriend, my father told me he used to go to gay clubs to 'beat the shit out of fags.'" Just in time for National Coming Out Day, a new collection of childhood ...


  • Marriage amendment supporters look to Canada's experience

    Minnesota for Marriage, the main group working to pass the amendment, brought in a Catholic bishop from Canada and Christian parents to discuss what they say are the harmful consequences of gay marriage. Minnesota's ballot question would effectively ...


  • Gay Parents In Australia Now Eligible For Paid Parental Leave, Same Rights As ...

    Thanks to a new scheme enacted by the government, gay parents in Australia have been granted the same rights as heterosexual couples and will be fully eligible for paid parental leave when they have a child.


  • Jennifer Lopez's new TV show targeted by anti-gay protests

    However, its focus on same-sex parents raising kids together has angered activists at U.S. campaign group One Million Moms, who have urged members to complain to the network behind the show, ABC's Family Channel.


  • I was raised by a same-sex couple

    At 27, I finally feel like I can really reflect on how having same-sex parents has affected my life. I've had a busy past couple of years -- moving to Boston, completing my master's degree in elementary and special education, getting married, and ...


  • Young, Gay – and Amish

    "If an Amish youth comes out to his parents and says 'I'm gay,' then they really don't have any choice," says James Schwartz, a gay man who was raised in an Amish community. "They're going to have to leave. Unless they choose, of course, to stay in the ...


  • Rupert Everett Slams Gay Parents; GLAAD Fires Back

    "Since Everett shared his outdated opinion, gay parents, as well as their friends and families, have voiced overwhelming disappointment," the gay rights organization said in a statement.


  • Boy Scouts' gay ban conflicts parents

    Parents across the Bay Area, and especially in San Francisco, have long faced the conundrum of wanting their sons to experience the history and traditions associated with the Boy Scouts yet not wanting to show support for the organization's long ...


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